THURSDAY, AUGUST 15, 5:30 – 6:30 PM
FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
Enjoy a night of poetry and a sneak preview of GhostLight Theatre’s production of Urinetown. Featured poets: Grand Rapids Poet Laureate, Fable the Poet; KAC’s Inhaling the Universe artist Jon Hook; and local writer Julia Turner present ideas on mental health, nature, and family. Fable The Poet is a nationally touring artist highly noted for his work with the youth; spreading Mental Health Awareness using his own stories to engage the audience, and spread the message: “At times, we all feel fragile. We are all paper boats entertaining the waves of life.” Jon Hook is a regenerative artist from LaPorte, IN, who works with the environment and exploring the mysteries of the natural world. Julia Turner is a local writer and grandmother debuting at this event, presenting her musing about her community and family.
Guests are encouraged to explore international creations from WERK IT! Food Truck of Benton Harbor and cool beverages from KAC’s concession stand during both performances. Bring your lawn chairs or beach blankets and relax on KAC’s new green space! Visit krasl.org for more information and weather updates.